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Bodhisattva for Our Times
“Play a Greater Part” – Part 1 – Bodhisattva for Our Times

During scary and uncertain times, the habitual reflex is to try to find ground by creating stories about what’s...

Wings of Awakening
The Wings of Awakening – Self-Honesty & Love (retreat talk)

We evolve our consciousness by bringing a clear and kind attention to the tangles of suffering. This talk explores...

Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times - Part 2
Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times – Part 2

Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times – Part 2 – The shadow is the unfaced, unlived fears and emotional pain...

Awakening - Walking meditation instructions
Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times (Part 1)

Awakening Consciousness in Shadowy Times – Part 1 On both individual and societal levels, suffering arises from the unseen,...

Seeking What's True
Seeking What’s True – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 3 of 3)

Seeking What’s True  – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 3 of 3) The ground...

Seeking What's True - Part 2
Seeking What’s True – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 2 of 3)

Seeking What’s True  – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 2 of 3) The ground...

Seeking What's True
Seeking What’s True – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 1 of 3)

Seeking What’s True  – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our Self, With Each Other – (Part 1 of 3) The ground...

Spiritual Empowerment: A Heart That's Ready for Anything
Spiritual Empowerment ~ “A Heart That is Ready for Anything”

Spiritual Empowerment ~ “A Heart That is Ready for Anything” ~ When we are trying to control life, we...

Realizing Our Undefended Heart
Realizing Our Undefended and Awakened Heart (retreat talk)

It is our evolutionary and spiritual potential to release unnecessary habits of violating other tribes, individuals and unwanted parts...

Attachments and Addictions
Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Working with Attachments and Addictions

In Buddhist cosmology the torment of intense desire that can never really be satisfied is depicted as the realm...

Trusting Our Hearts - Trust in Our Basic Goodness
Trusting Our Hearts – Trust in Our Basic Goodness

Trust in our basic goodness directly effects our capacity for intimacy with others, creativity and living fully.  This talk...

Letting Go - Freedom
Letting Go – The Freedom of Awake Awareness

We know we need to let go of harmful habits like obsessive worry, blame and over consuming to experience...

Your Future Self
Your Future Self: Turning Towards Your Awakened HeartMind

Our lives are shaped by our evolutionary past – the fears and wants that arise from a separate self...

How Hope Can Heal and Free Us - Part 2
How Hope Can Heal and Free Us – Part 2

The mature expression of hope includes three elements: the aspiration for manifesting our full potential, a trust that this...

How Hope Can Heal and Free Us - Part 1
How Hope Can Heal and Free Us – Part 1

The mature expression of hope includes three elements: the aspiration for manifesting our full potential, a trust that this...

Wise Investigation
Wise Investigation: Dissolving the Trance

If we are suffering, it is because we are believing something that is not true and caught in emotional...

Loving the Life Witin Us
Loving the Life Within Us (Retreat Talk)

If we don’t love the life we consider “self,” we will not realize or live from the loving awareness...

That Bird Got My Wings
That Bird Got My Wings – Mindfulness & Heartfulness

This talk looks at how we are imprisoned by a limited sense of who we are. It describes how...

Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence - Night Travelers
Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence – Night Travelers (retreat talk)

Transcript available here: Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence – Night Travelers Shifting our relationship with fear is...

Stress and Everyday Nirvana - Part 2
Stress and Everyday Nirvana – Part 2

Our habitual view of stress is that it is a bad thing, an obstacle to healthy living and spiritual...